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stuffing nut

noun, Machinery.
a nut that serves to condense packing and so to tighten its seal.
Also called packing nut. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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stuffing nut

a large nut that is tightened to compress the packing in a stuffing box
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